Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Aposteira Prout, 1935 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 16 : 115.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Aposteira saurides Prout, 1935. In: Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde. 16: 115, pl.12d.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male MADAGASCAR: Fianarantsoa, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 115 is stated on page 113, in both the German and English editions, to be 1.xi.1935.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus APOSTEIRA.

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